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LGT Venture Philanthropy

Philanthropic capital for scaling positive impact

LGT Venture Philanthropy

Scaling innovative solutions to societal problems

LGT Impact Fellowship

LGT Venture Philanthropy

Scaling positive impact across five world regions


Improving the quality of life of disadvantaged people

LGT Venture Philanthropy’s mission is to improve the quality of life of disadvantaged people, contribute to healthy ecosystems and build resilient, inclusive and prosperous communities. To realize our mission, we invest philanthropic capital to support the growth of organizations with effective, scalable solutions to societal challenges, focusing on high impact returns.

About LGT Venture Philanthropy

At LGT Venture Philanthropy we support the growth of innovative social organizations by providing a tailored combination of philanthropic capital, access to business skills, management know-how and strategic advice.


Oct 4, 2018

New report on state of oral healthcare for urban, low-income households in India

LGT VP worked with Grameen Foundation India to understand attitudes, behavior and challenges around access to oral healthcare.


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Sep 21, 2018

m2m: First Early Childhood Development Social Impact Bond is launched in South Africa

The outcome-based financing mechanism seeks to improve early childhood learning and development outcomes in the Western Cape. LGT VP is one of three investors.

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Aug 1, 2018

Educate Girls: World’s first development impact bond in education surpassed target outcomes

Educate Girls' delivers promising outcomes on innovative financing instrument

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Dec 8, 2017

Breakfast event on Capacity Building Support

We co-hosted a breakfest meeting with the GIIN to present and discuss a report on capacity building support. 

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Sep 1, 2017

LGT VP invested in Feed Algae

The company has developed a 100% green technology to grow algae.

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What we do

We support social organizations to scale their positive impact. Our portfolio organizations are active in sectors that provide critical products and services that empower disadvantaged people and their communities: education, health, energy, agriculture, information and communication technologies.

LGT Venture Philanthropy portfolio

With effective, scalable models our portfolio organizations have the potential to improve the quality of life of billions of underserved people, addressing their need for affordable goods and services as well as livelihood opportunities.

Fellowship program for a meaningful career

As part of the strategic support to our portfolio, we established the LGT Impact Fellowship. It connects us and our portfolio with experienced professionals who are looking for a meaningful way to apply their skills and know-how. In our blog, the Fellows describe their day-to-day work on the ground.

Find out more about the Fellowship and register today